Senior Quality Control Scientist

University of Oxford
April 08, 2024
Offerd Salary:£32,332 - £38,205
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Contract Type:fixed term contract
Working Time:Full time
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Senior Quality Control Scientist

Pandemic Science Institute, Clinical Biomanufacturing Facility, Churchill Drive, Headington, Oxford OX3 7JT

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Quality Control Scientist to join our team at The Clinical BioManufacturing Facility (CBF). The CBF is the University of Oxford's GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) manufacturing facility, where basic research can be translated into Investigational Medicinal Products (IMPs) for use in clinical trials.

You will be based within the Quality Control department, under the supervision of the QC Manager, and responsible for the hands-on day-to-day running of the QC Laboratory, together with other Quality Control staff.

You will be responsible for carrying out all work according to the regulatory guidelines of 'Good Manufacturing Practice' as defined in current version of the MHRA `Rules and Guidance for Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Distributors', also known as the Orange Guide. You will be tasked with supervising the work of junior staff of the QC Department and training other CBF members in relevant SOP as required. You will be a point of contact for receipt, logging and scheduling of In-Process samples testing and will co- ordinate the stability study and clinical re-test schedule to ensure all testing is completed within the specified timeframe. You will also be responsible for carrying out general laboratory housekeeping, ensuring tidiness, cleanliness and safe operation as well as, carrying out QC sampling of new batches of chemicals and materials.

It is essential that you hold a Bachelor of Sciences degree in biology/biochemistry with laboratory experience. You will have a high-level of practical skills and theoretical knowledge of standard molecular biology techniques and cell culture, as well as the ability to design and implement validation experiments. You will be conscientious, well-organised and motivated with the ability to work independently and work as part of a cross functional team and have the ability to communicate and develop effective working relationships with a wide range of staff at all levels, internally and externally.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience.

This position is offered full time on a fixed term contract for 3 years and is funded by the Department.

Only applications received before 12 midday on Monday 8 April 2024 will be considered. Please quote 170224 on all correspondence.

Contact Person : Margarita Monroy Vacancy ID : 170224 Contact Phone : 01865287757 Closing Date & Time : 08-Apr-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 6 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £32,332 - £38,205 with a discretionary range to £41,732 per annum

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